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Liberty University Quick Facts

Institutional Type The University is a religiously-oriented, private, co-educational, comprehensive institution
Motto "Knowledge Aflame"
Location Lynchburg, Virginia
Founded 1971
Campus
  • More than 7,000 acres
  • Over 4.7 million sq. feet of building space
  • 269 buildings and structures
  • 215 classrooms
Enrollment
  • Residential enrollment: 12,600
  • Online enrollment: over 90,000
  • Total enrollment exceeds 100,000
Academic Programs
  • 389 unique programs of study (some available both resident and online)
    • 288 resident programs
      • 155 undergraduate
      • 130 graduate
      •  3 doctorate
    • 232 online programs
      • 70 undergraduate
      • 138 graduate
      • 2 post master's
      • 22 doctorate
  • Liberty University School of Law
  • Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Student Profile
  • Residential: 48% Male, 52% Female
  • Online: 39% Male, 61% Female
  • Combined: 41% Male, 59% Female
  • 55.9% of Resident students live on campus; 44.1% commute
  • The student body represents all 50 states (and Washington, D.C.) and over 95 countries
  • Resident students volunteer 586,262 hours each year in the community and on campus
Faculty Profile
  • Student/Professor Ratio
    • 25:1 Resident Undergraduate
    • 17:1 Online
    • 19:1 Combined
  • Over 2,500 full and part-time faculty
  • 70% Full-time faculty hold terminal degrees
  • Faculty and staff provide 106,650 hours of volunteer labor to charitable organizations (based on 2012 Economic Impact Study)

Athletics

  • 20 NCAA Division I Athletic programs
  • 32 Club Sports
  • 20 Intramural Sports
Technology
  • Campus-wide Wi-Fi coverage for students, faculty and staff, and guests
  • 100% wireless coverage of student areas on campus
  • 99% Technology-enabled classrooms
  • Over 450 computers in 16 classroom labs and over 350 computers in various open computing spaces across campus
Library
  • 224,402 Electronic books and media items
  • 75,244 Electronic full-text journals
  • 340,904 Print and media items
Tuition/Room & Board/Fees $29,200 approximate annual undergraduate resident cost including tuition, mandatory fees and housing